Monthly Archive Index for KSL News Blog
Take A Free Course in CaseLearns
Classes in CaseLearns are loading daily, and you can see what's offered in the lower left of the KSL homepage, or in the class calendar. Invest in yourself—take a course in XML, Digital Publishing, EndNote, RefWorks, Nursing Sources, Patent Searching, Journal Alerts, or more!
• Is planning a challenge? Classes for the next few days always appear on the lower left side of the KSL homepage. See one you like, check your open time, and sign up!
• Need to plan your schedule ahead of time? On the Calendar, use the yellow arrows to see what's offered in the coming weeks. (We'll be adding more later!)
The Spring CaseLearns Calendar is almost complete—and you can register now for the upcoming classes. Check back again, to see what's new. We'll see you on the class calendar!
CaseLearns courses are held at KSL & HCL and require pre-registration. Please read the attendance policy when registering for classes. There's a variety, from listen & learn to hands-on, morning to late day to Sunday Series, from 1 to several hours. When noted, some classes offer to come to your department by arrangement. Let us know what else you'd like to learn!
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International Students Online Research Guide
Coming to a university is a challenge, but coming to a university in a new country has extra challenges. Staff at Kelvin Smith Library have created an online International Students Research Guide, to help international students get a better understanding of the library. The online guide includes easy to read features such as:
• Map & Parking on the main page
• Helpful Phone Numbers
• KSL Hours
• How to Find & Borrow Things You Need
• People Who Can Help You With Your Research Topic
Also, Tabs across the top of the guide highlight library spaces, privileges, CaseLearns Classes, Technology Tips, and much more. Take a look and then tell a friend that there's a new resource to help navigate the library!
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New Views @KSL!
Welcome back to another semester....and another view of KSL, as we change some things to make spaces work better for you! Gone are the high carrels on the main floor—now you have expansive views all the way to the windows. Here's a few more "new" spaces:
Come in and see the new KSL spaces that are great places to read, work, study, relax & gather!
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Free Training Sessions for ArtStor Database
ARTstor Digital Image Library hands-on training sessions come to Case on Thursday, February 3. From the creator of JSTOR, ARTstor brings you more than 1 million images with metadata, from over 150 outstanding collections around the world, and KSL brings an ARTstor trainer to you in a KSL classroom.
Training sessions: free but seats are limited—reserve now for one of two sessions held at 11 am & 1 pm on Feb. 3, 2011.
Start exploring ARTstor with any of the 22 varied Subject Guides:
• Latin American Studies brings you folk art, Diego Rivera, photographs of Mayan excavations.
• Got Maps? Look inside the First Fleet Collection from London.
• History of Medicine and Natural Science features medicine's social & historical aspects plus scientific studies.
• See Middle Eastern Studies from Yale's archives, or from over 80,000 modern images from Magnum Photos.
ARTstor requires network authentication login at Case Libraries & via VPN for remote and wireless connections.